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SpaceX names Yusaku Maezawa as the first private passenger to fly around the moon

Updated : September 18, 2018 05:43 PM IST

Elon Musk's SpaceX has finally revealed the name of its first private passenger who will fly around the moon and the lucky person is Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa.

Maezawa is the founder of Japan's largest online clothing retailer, Zozotown.

The announcement was made at SpaceX's HQ in Hawthorne, California. Maezawa is expected to fly onboard SpaceX's big falcon rocket.
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